Hewlett-Packard patents granted on 20 December 2011

24 US patents granted on 20 December 2011 and assigned to Hewlett-Packard

1 8,082,551 System and method for sharing a trusted platform module
2 8,082,547 Reallocating hardware resources among workloads in accordance with license rights
3 8,082,543 Methods and systems for arbitrating error handling and firmware updates
4 8,082,509 Systems and methods for providing immediate access to virtual collaboration facilities
5 8,082,439 Firmware modification in a computer system environment supporting operational state changes
6 8,082,400 Partitioning a memory pool among plural computing nodes
7 8,082,363 Multiplexed communication between host computer and smartphone used as wireless modem
8 8,082,354 Method of notifying a communications device
9 8,082,339 Electronic device network having graceful denial of service
10 8,082,194 Systems and processes for determining costs associated with internal software development
11 8,081,887 Selective print job aggregation
12 8,081,850 Device with tunable plasmon resonance
13 8,081,830 Enhancement of digital images
14 8,081,630 Packet diversion in switching fabrics and multiple forwarding instructions for packets
15 8,081,171 Digital pen and a method of storing digital records of the use made of the digital pen
16 8,081,163 Raised keys on a miniature keyboard
17 8,081,129 Memristive antenna
18 8,080,769 Characterization of AC mains circuit parameters
19 8,080,504 Pretreatment liquid for water-based ink printing applications
20 8,080,292 Coated paper for pigment-based inkjet printers
21 8,080,097 System and a method for the creation of edible, optically invisible images
22 8,079,867 Port attached to flexible mount
23 8,079,694 Clear fluid patterning on paper media
24 8,079,687 Hole closure for a fluid cartridge